BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE
The latest fan-captured behind the scenes footage to hit the web comes courtesy of an Instagram user who goes by "all_entertainment_news." The videos show show a number of broken and busted ships on the Detroit set of Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" sequel. Could they be evidence of Aquaman's role in the film or simply a set piece follow up to the earlier official photo of Clark Kent down on the docks? Guess for yourself! In any event, the Batmobile makes an appearance as well.
Opens March 25, 2016
THE WALKING DEAD
AMC has released a new, brief, teaser for Season 5 of "The Walking Dead." While it's not heavy on any new plot details, the series of clips does show an impending reunion (and zombie-killing team-up) for Darryl and Carol amongst other highlights as it explores the status of "The Hunted." (Via ComicBookMovie)
Season 5 Debuts Oct 12.
If you missed it, Fox has finally pulled the trigger on the Merc With A Mouth's big screen debut, setting the "X-Men" spinoff for a February 12, 2016 release date. No official word on whether Ryan Reynolds will be back to play the part again, though most see the casting as a foregone conclusion.
Earlier today, CBS picked up the option for the in development DC Entertainment series for a full season commitment, which aside from all other considerations makes it the last core network to sign on for a superhero-based drama.
Today also brought word that Gary Whitta -- screenwriter behind hits like "The Book of Eli" already tapped to write the first "Star Wars" spinoff -- has been hired to write the screenplay for "Starlight." The adaptation of Mark Millar and Goran Parlov's retro-futuristic space hero saga is set up at 20th Century Fox with "X-Men" producer Simon Kinberg -- also working on Millar's "Kindergarten Heroes" -- heading up production.
And rounding out the week's big news was the debut of test footage from director Genndy Tartakovsky's incoming relaunch of "Popeye" for Sony Pictures Animation: